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The Toll House 1 Derwen Road,
Mid Glamorgan,
CF31 1LH

  • Gavin Rees MNAEA Gavin has been with Herbert R Thomas since 2004 and was appointed equity partner in 2008. Gavin is a member of the National Association of Estate Agents and is responsible for residential valuations and viewings. Gavin was brought up on a working dairy farm in South Pembrokeshire where he started his estate agency career before moving to work as a financial advisor covering West Wales for Royal Liver Assurance. Gavin returned to estate agency to manage offices for a corporate firm of estate agents in the Cardiff Area prior to joining the company. Through his experience in all sectors of the property market Gavin has accumulated a wealth of knowledge of the South Wales property industry.
Gavin Rees MNAEA
  • James Mordecai Bsc (Hons), MRICS James joined Herbert R Thomas in 2007 as a Commercial Surveyor. A former pupil of Cowbridge Comprehensive School, he graduated from The Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester with a honors degree in Property Agency and Marketing and qualified as a Member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in June 2010. James was appointed Partner in 2014. James heads up the Commercial Department and is involved in all aspects of commercial agency which includes acquisitions and disposals of Industrial, Retail and Office property together with Development land. James is a RICS Registered Valuer and is active on Principality Building Society, HSBC and Handelsbanken valuation panels.
James Mordecai Bsc (Hons), MRICS
  • David Waterman MNAEA David joined Herbert R Thomas as part of the new Bridgend office team. Having lived in Bridgend since a child, David still lives within the town and brings a huge knowledge of the local property market. Having started his career in estate agency within a family business, David at 16 was the youngest qualified estate agent in the UK. After a short spell in the armed forces, he returned to the property industry and for the past 10 years has managed estate agent branches for a corporate firm. Through his experience in the property market David brings a wealth of knowledge to the HRT Bridgend team.
David Waterman MNAEA
Residential Sales Manager
  • Ian Bryant Ian joined Herbert R Thomas in October 2016. Ian brings a dynamic and enthusiastic approach to lettings. He is proactive and committed to finding the best quality tenants for our landlords. Ian brings a wealth of knowledge in the lettings industry throughout Bridgend, Pontypridd, Rhondda valleys and surrounding areas. Ian has a high level of customer service and will do his upmost to help and support his clients.
Ian Bryant
Residential Rental Manager
  • Rebecca Davies Rebecca joined Herbert R Thomas as Sales Coordinator for the Bridgend office in September 2016. Initially starting her working career within the legal conveyancing sector this sparked Rebecca’s interest in the property industry. Rebecca then went on to gain 6 years’ experience working for a corporate estate agent, starting as Sales Progressor and working her way up to Sales Manager. Along the way Rebecca has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience which helps her to successfully guide clients through their buying and selling transactions with confidence.
Rebecca Davies
Sales Progressor
  • W. Peter Davies M.R.I.C.S. Peter is a Chartered Surveyor having qualified in 1980. He has over 39 years’ experience in commercial property throughout Wales and the South West. Peter joined Herbert R Thomas in October 2017 as a consultant having previously been senior partner in Burnett Davies, Chartered Surveyors. Peter is an RICS Registered Valuer and undertakes commercial valuations for secured lending purposes. Whilst covering all property types he specialises in doctors and dental surgeries, and trade related valuations.
W. Peter Davies M.R.I.C.S.
Consultant Surveyor
  • Róisín McGrath BSc (Hons) MRICS DipDEA Róisín is a Chartered Surveyor and has a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Property Management and Valuation from the University of Glamorgan in 2001. She qualified as a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2006. Róisín is an RICS Registered Valuer and has worked in the South Wales property market both in private practices and Local Authority. Róisín joined Herbert R Thomas in October 2017 as a senior surveyor. She specialises in commercial and residential valuations and has undertaken numerous valuations for secured lending purposes for all major high street banks and building societies.
Róisín McGrath BSc (Hons) MRICS DipDEA
Senior Surveyor
  • Jeanette Brown Jeanette has 38 years’ experience as an administrator having over 13 years’ experience in the South Wales property market. Prior to that she spent 25 years with solicitors in Swansea, London and Cardiff. Jeanette has a great deal of office experience and enjoys putting her organizational skills to use. Jeanette joined Herbert R Thomas in October 2017.
Jeanette Brown
Valuation Administrator